Minor cyber-rioting in Palestine and Israel defaces Radio Tel Aviv.
Elsewhere in the region observers see ISIS recruit through appeals to a misguided longing for transcendence, and (more darkly) through the Internet's characteristic theatrical disinhibition.
Cybereason reports an APT active and successful against Microsoft Outlook Web Application (OWA) — a malicious DLL file was found on the OWA server. At least 11,000 credentials were exposed.
7 Elements says it's found a remote access zero-day in VMware vCentre.
Threat actors Palo Alto traces to China have been able to exploit Apple's enterprise app distribution model and private APIs to evade Apple Store checks and implant malware in iOS devices.
Observers see the Scottrade hack as an object lesson in prompt detection and response. The Experian breach is taken to demonstrate that encryption is "not a panacea."
Reported cyber vulnerabilities in the nuclear power industry worry many, but the vulnerabilities are as familiar as they are endemic: obvious passwords, poor patching, operators' tendency to regard security as so much friction, etc.
Android 6.0 is out and being reviewed.
Until it gets actuarial data (or some reasonable surrogate) the cyber insurance sector seems stalled.
US Cyber Command issues a $460 million RFP (with funding for "digital munitions"). US DHS again delays its own cyber RFP.
Litigation, regulation, and cyber arms control continue to inhibit research.
The European Court of Justice voids the transatlantic Safe Harbor agreement, thereby exposing US firms to privacy lawsuits. The US objects to the ruling's misunderstanding of the PRISM program.